Lead Software Engineer

Sunnyvale, California

At Intuitive, we are united behind our mission: we believe that minimally invasive care is life-enhancing care. Through ingenuity and intelligent technology, we expand the potential of physicians to heal without constraints. 

As a pioneer and market leader in robotic-assisted surgery, we strive to foster an inclusive and diverse team, committed to making a difference. For more than 25 years, we have worked with hospitals and care teams around the world to help solve some of healthcare’s hardest challenges and advance what is possible. 

Intuitive has been built by the efforts of great people from diverse backgrounds. We believe great ideas can come from anywhere—we strive to foster an inclusive culture built around diversity of thought and mutual respect. We lead with inclusion and empower our team members to do their best work as their most authentic selves. 

Passionate people who want to make a difference drive our culture—our team members are grounded in integrity, have a strong capacity to learn, the energy to get things done, and bring diverse, real world experiences to help us think in new ways. We actively invest in our team members to support their long-term growth so they can continue to advance our mission and achieve their highest potential.  

Join a team committed to taking big leaps forward for a global community of healthcare professionals and their patients. Together, let’s advance the world of minimally invasive care. 

This role demands the dynamic candidates to develop tools using data generated by systems on the field for end clients.

Your core role will be to define, build, and deploy robust production-grade intuitive core server products and web-based applications. This is a great opportunity to create a groundbreaking product that positively impacts the lives of people.

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Build secure, scalable, server products and web-based solutions providing connectivity solutions for Intuitive Surgical Systems
  • Develop applications and APIs for interfacing with distributed business applications/databases
  • Define the technical approach for product features, optimizing for speed, performance, effectiveness, and reliability
  • Support DevOps, QA, Cybersecurity teams for product releases
  • Develop and influence designs/plans across multiple partner engineering teams
  • Lead and mentor other team members to improve the code quality, scalability, reliability
  • Participate in the architectural discussion, code reviews in leading the products to next level

Required Skills & Experience:

  • Educational background of Computer Engineering or related program (MS degree preferred)
    Minimum 10 years of software development experience or proven competency developing and supporting various product categories including Server side core services, Full stack applications with front end technology like React and server-side technologies including Python or Dot Net Core
  • Ability to work in a dynamic and fast-paced environment
  • Hands on experience on developing scalable, high throughput applications in .Net technologies
  • Comfortable working in a collaborative / team-based approach
  • Familiarity with Software Development Lifecycle (SDLC) processes
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Experience implementing, customizing, and integrating third-party applications
  • Hands-on experience with 3 of the following technologies:
    Dot Net Core or Python, Web Services (RESTful and SOAP), XML, JSON
    Debugging Techniques using tools like Wireshark/Fiddler, Chrome Debug extensions

Must have skills:
C#, .Net, .Net Core, Web APIs

Front end React development

Good to have Skills & Experience:

Python Web Development

SQL Server or similar relational database for creating Schema & Stored procedures
WebSocket, WAMP (Web Application Messaging Protocol)


Due to the nature of our business and the role, please note that Intuitive and/or your customer(s) may require that you show current proof of vaccination against certain diseases including COVID-19. Details can vary by role.

Intuitive is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. We provide equal employment opportunities to all qualified applicants and employees, and prohibit discrimination and harassment of any type, without regard to race, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, color, age, religion, protected veteran or disability status, genetic information or any other status protected under federal, state, or local applicable laws.

We will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records in accordance with fair chance laws.

Shift : Shift 1 - Day

Travel : No

Travel Requirements:No Shift:Shift 1 - Day

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